If your graduates have a relevant university degree, they can start studying for the Professional Level ACCA qualification straight away. If their degree isn’t related to accounting, they can start with the Fundamentals level diploma before advancing to Professional level exams. Wherever they’re starting from, the end goal is the same: the ACCA letters after their name. See which routes they can take here

If your graduates have studied a relevant degree like Accountancy and Finance, they may be eligible for exemptions from some of the ACCA exams. You can check their degree and institution in our Exemptions Database


Our graduate members have gone on to work for big names in the public, corporate, public practice and financial sectors, like Transport for London, PepsiCo, HSBC and British Airways. They’re all proud to hold the ACCA Qualification because it tells employers that they’ve worked extremely hard to get where they are, and it means colleagues will have complete confidence in their ability to do the job at hand.


It’s no secret that ACCA qualified professionals are in demand. Our broad syllabus gives graduates a thorough grounding in all areas of business and finance, and that’s why 89% of employers recommend us. Companies like Dyson exclusively offer ACCA to their finance graduates because they know it gives them the tools they need to grow, learn and lead. Meet some of the companies currently employing ACCA graduates.


Your graduates might choose to complete a Certificate or Diploma in Accounting through AAT first, which give a great grounding in the fundamentals of accountancy. If they go on to study for ACCA qualifications later, they’ll be exempt from certain papers.


Not all accountants come as the full package, and that’s where the ACCA Qualification really stands out from the crowd. Our students are fully grounded in all areas of finance and business, including reporting, audit and taxation. That means your university graduates will be prepared for a rewarding career in any sector, helping them progress to senior level if they choose to. Find out more about the Complete Finance Professional.